Weather for La Barge, Wyoming
Lat: 42.26N, Lon: 110.2W
Wx Zone: WYZ026 CWA Used: RIW
Wyoming Drought Monitor
The Wyoming Drought monitor is a subset of the United States Monitor, issued every Thursday morning, based on drought conditions the previous Tuesday. The map below shows the current drought level around the state, and the percent of Wyoming land area in each drought level compared to the previous week.
Read an explanation of the drought intensities and what they mean.
Wyoming Hydrologic Information Statement
Note that if drought conditions are not being experienced, or in the case of river flooding or heavy rain, this statement may be used to indicate river flows or flood potential.
000 FGUS75 KRIW 261645 ESFRIW WYC003-013-019-025-029-280445- Hydrologic Outlook National Weather Service Riverton WY 1045 AM MDT TUE MAY 26 2015 ...Moderate to heavy rain showers possible Thursday night through early Saturday morning over the Shoshone, Big Horn, and Powder River Basins... ...Additional flooding is possible along small streams and creeks Friday morning Sunday afternoon.... Moderate to heavy rain showers are expected to start across north and north central Wyoming Thursday night through early Saturday morning. One two inches rain is possible across drainages with isolated areas of three inches over orographically favored watersheds. At this time, the heaviest rain is expected over the Shoshone, Big Horn, and Powder River Watersheds. Rainfall runoff over already saturated soils from recent storms will allow small creeks and streams and in north and north central Wyoming to flow at high levels beginning Thursday night and lasting into Sunday afternoon. Additional flooding will be possible along small streams and creeks Friday morning through Saturday night. Snowmelt runoff will be minimal Thursday through Saturday as afternoon temperatures at the 9000 foot elevation are forecasted to remain in the middle 40 to lower 50s. Stay tuned for additional flood outlooks, watches, and warnings as conditions warrant during this next event. Graphical forecasts are available at: http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=riw Visit weather.gov/riverton and select the rivers & lakes tab for graphical forecasts and additional information. $$ jtfahey